PROPERTIES OF COMMON SOLVENTS
Solvent Lbs./GAL. EVAPORATION RATE
BuAc = 1
BOILING
POINT oF
FLASH POINT
oF

Aliphatic

VM&P 5.8 8 145 50
M.S. 6.5 0.1 310 105
OMS 6.4 0.06 345 125
Kerosene 6.7 0.02 350 165

Aromatic

Toluene 7.2 2 230 45
Xylene 7.2 0.6 281 81
A-100 6.8 0.2 311 105
A-150 6.8 0.45 362 142

Alcohols

Ethanol 6.8 2.8 171 55
Isopropanol 6.6 2.1 176 63
sec-Butanol 6.7 1.2 210 72
n-Butanol 6.8 0.45 243 97
iso-Butanol 6.7 0.6 243 97
Texanol 7.9 0.002 471 248

Esters

Ethyl Acetate 7.3 5.5 168 24
Isopro. Acetate 7.2 4.6 187 42
n-Butyl Acetate 7.4 1 248 81
t-Butyl Acetate 8.0 2.8 208 62
PGMMEA 8.0 0.34 284
EEP 7.9 0.12 329 136

Ketones

Acetone 6.6 11.6 132 -4
MEK 6.7 5.8 173 24
MIBK 6.7 1.6 237 60
Diacetone Alcohol 7.8 0.14 293 126
Cyclohexanone 7.9 0.23 309 111
Isophrone 7.7 0.05 410 179

Glycol Ethers

EGMBE 7.5 0.06 336 150
PGMBE 7.7 0.66 243 91
PnP 7.38 0.21 302 120

Miscellaneous

Methylene Chloride 11.1 14.5 103 none
Pine Oil 7.7 0.05 405
Water 8.3 0.36 212 none